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Nashville Sounds get rolled 20-2 by Round Rock Express


Sounds Allow Franchise-Most 20 Runs In Loss

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds surrendered the most runs in the franchise’s 36-year history Monday night at Greer Stadium, losing 20-2 to the visiting Round Rock Express.

The Sounds previous high of 19 runs allowed, which happened on four occasions, was surpassed in the eighth inning when Aaron Cunningham hit his second home run of the night, a two-run jack off the clock in the guitar scoreboard.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Tennessee announces Top Schools for Achievement and Growth for 2012-2013


Reward Schools in 52 districts across the state

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced 169 schools as the 2012-13 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for annual growth and the top 5 percent for academic achievement.

The Reward Schools span 52 districts across the state and include 70 schools that serve mostly economically disadvantaged populations.

“Tennessee continues to set the standard in education reform as we maintain our focus on high levels of achievement and continuous growth,” Haslam said at an event held at Percy Priest Elementary, recognized for its overall academic achievement. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting September 3rd, 2013


Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin will hold her next Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at the Kleeman Community Center located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

The discussion will be items that will be voted on by the city council on September 5th and she hopes to have a member of the Clarksville Police Department in attendance.

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Clarksville Police investigate Crash at 3201 Twelve Oaks Boulevard


Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department today, Monday August 19th,  at 12:43pm responded to a Crash at 3201 Twelve Oaks Boulevard.

The Vehicle a Ford SUV (Rental Vehicle) driven by John Ward (White, Male) left the roadway and struck a house. It has caused possible foundation damage to the house.

Ford SUV leaves roadway and crashes into house at 3201 Twelve Oaks Boulevard.

Ford SUV leaves roadway and crashes into house at 3201 Twelve Oaks Boulevard.

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First Advantage Bank names Scott Gupton Senior Vice President of Operations


First Advantage BankClarksville, TN – First Advantage Bank has welcomed Scott Gupton as Senior Vice President of Operations.

The 20-year banking veteran will manage the overall operations, technology and security at the bank’s corporate headquarters and seven locations in the mid-state, reporting to CFO Jerry Cooksey.

Scott Gupton

Scott Gupton

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Clarksville Police reports Man passes away due to injuries from Motorcycle Crash


Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, August 16th, Clarksville Police responded to a crash at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Old Trenton Road. Brian Walker from Springfield Tennessee was unable to stop at a stop sign and was hit by a SUV.

Mr. Walker passed away this weekend from the injuries he received from the crash.

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Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council Polaroid Transfers Workshop, September 7th


Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Artist Beverly Parker will teach participants how to print Polaroid Transfers in the September First Saturday Workshop offered by the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Parker, whose works are collected by regional institutions as well as private individuals, is donating from her own cache of Polaroid film, no longer manufactured, so that workshoppers can produce a piece of art using material that will soon be unavailable to artists. «Read the rest of this article»

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US Bank encourages students to participate in the Riverfest Regatta


Clarksville US BankClarksville, TN – Registration for the 7th Annual Riverfest Regatta is underway and students have just been given a little incentive to sign up. U.S. Bank, the event’s sponsor, will pay the registration fee for any school entry!

Students can enter as a group (up to 8 students per entry) or as an individual.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

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Clarksville Journalist Scores Hit With New Book, “The Dealers: Then and Now.”


Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – Award-winning Clarksville Journalist A.J. Dugger III has written an exciting new book about The Dealers, an unsung funk and R&B band from Memphis, TN. Dugger is passionate about telling the story of the band, which includes his mother and uncles.

The book, titled “The Dealers: Then and Now,” was published on July 19th, 2013.

The Dealers regularly opened for many music legends during the 1970s and ’80s. “Marvin Gaye kissed my mom on the right ear,” said Dugger, who writes for The Tennessee Tribune and The Murfreesboro Post. “There are lots of interesting stories in the book not just about The Dealers, but about many of the music legends they were affiliated with.”

"The Dealers Then and Now" by A.J. Dugger III

“The Dealers Then and Now” by A.J. Dugger III

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Noodles & Company to hold Grand Opening of Clarksville location today


Welcome to Your World Kitchen, Montgomery County

Noodles & CompanyBroomfield, CO – Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, today announced that it will open a new location on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in Clarksville, Tennessee on Monday, August 19th.

The restaurant will open at 11:00am and is located at 2702 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, conveniently located near several businesses including Toys “R” Us and Wyatt Johnson Used Cars. «Read the rest of this article»

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